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Manitoba premier calls for action from Trudeau on asylum seekers from U.S.

By Christopher Guly      

Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister wants Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to speak with U.S. President Donald Trump about issues that are driving refugees north of the border.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump speak at in Washington, D.C., in February. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister wants Trudeau to talk to Trump about issues driving asylum seekers into Manitoba from the U.S. Photograph courtesy of Justin Trudeau's Twitter

Last week, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in New York City where he addressed the audience of and took in a Broadway performance of Come From Away, the musical about Newfoundlanders accommodating thousands of American airline passengers stranded in Gander after 9/11. While Mr. Trudeau (Papineau, Que.) was hamming it up for a crowd that included likes of Ivanka Trump, his first minister counterpart from Manitoba was in Winnipeg wondering when Mr. Trudeau might have a word with

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